Introduction to Canoeing (1991)

Genres - Sports & Recreation  |   Sub-Genres - Outdoor Recreation  |   Run Time - 35 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A simple canoe is one of the most useful and elegant of watercraft -- suited for an invigorating paddle across a lake, a thrilling trip down a river, or a glide through a quiet inlet without disturbing wildlife. This 30-minute video provides instruction in techniques and choosing equipment, to help canoeing aspirants get started. Guidelines and practical advice are offered on selecting a canoe, choosing paddles and accessories, tying the canoe securely to a car for transport, efficiently getting into the canoe on different types of water, strokes and turning methods, timing, maneuvering the canoe in various conditions, learning to "read" the current in a stream or river, and safety tips on running rapids (for the more advanced).

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canoe, techniques, tips [advice]